Actually i need ball gowns. I hate day wear....
I could go with a dark color not black... I just LOVE black...
Lady Fleur/ TRACYLYNN GOMEZ
--- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
, Judy Cataldo
> Specifically what period and style of gown are you looking for?
Dark gowns are shown in 18th century portraits of older women for day
wear. Ball gowns were generally made in light colors so they would
show up well in candlelight. If you wear a dark gown in a candlelit
room your body "disappears" and all that would be seen is your head
and hands. This is undesireable since you want people to see your
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Tracylynn Gomez <makingyourdreamcometrue@...>
> >Sent: Feb 3, 2009 10:08 PM
> >To: TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
> >Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] I am thrilled today
> >Finally my stock arrived after ordering it in june of last year....
> >I have marie antoinette wigs in color chestnut 6 and 1b black, It
> >rare to get colors other than 613 platinum blonde! So few look
> >blonde... I DON'T
> > Now my questions is does anyone have any pics of women with black
> >dark gowns in paintings?? links???
> >I need to get to work on my gown for costume college this year!!
> St. Distaff Day in Westford
> January 4, 2009